food policy,, food security

Food choice, deforestation and virus

Terry Sunderland, University of British Columbia As the global population has doubled to 7.8 billion in about 50 years, industrial agriculture has increased the output from fields and farms to feed humanity. One of the negative outcomes of this transformation has been the extreme simplification of ecological systems, with complex multi-functional landscapes converted to vast… Continue reading Food choice, deforestation and virus

cooperative

Cooperative: Ownership Matters

The Labour Party of United Kingdom is probably the first political party to oppose neo-liberalism because of "anaemic growth, stagnant wages and productivity, stark inequality, low investment, indebted consumer, frequently bubbling asset" and climate severity ( Lawrence, Pendleton and Mahmoud, 2018 ).  According the New Economic Foundation "The flaws in the neoliberal model came to… Continue reading Cooperative: Ownership Matters

America, Capitalism, Climate, Social Media

We hate pollution and love planet; but they hate us…

US reportedly opposed deal, which follows concerns that villages in Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia had ‘turned into dumpsites’ Almost all the world’s countries have agreed on a deal aimed at restricting shipments of hard-to-recycle plastic waste to poorer countries, the United Nations announced on Friday. Exporting countries – including the US – now will have to obtain… Continue reading We hate pollution and love planet; but they hate us…

Sustainable Development Goals
Environment, food policy,, food security, opinion

Malnutrition Poverty and Data Error

Last two years were my hectic journey of academic life which was so hard however it was paid off. Finally, I achieved my another Master Degree (MSc) in food security and development from the University of Reading, United Kingdom. The strong knowledge of food security has widened my future responsibility in chasing the solution of malnutrition,… Continue reading Malnutrition Poverty and Data Error

Amartya Sen, Egalitarianism, Environment, food security, Globalization, inequality, Joseph Stiglitz

Democracy is not Creating a Fair Food Policy!

The Americans have realised that their democracy is not working to create a fair society. As a witness of this, an eye-opening thought from world-renowned economist Joseph E Stiglitz has vowed again that “Most Americans want a higher minimum wage, they want gun control, they want access to healthcare … yet our democracy can’t deliver… Continue reading Democracy is not Creating a Fair Food Policy!

Climate, Environment, food security, Globalization

Planetary Boundaries, Food and Humanity

Let me take an opportunity talking about Planetary Boundaries(PBs), food and humanity. Due to the complex interaction between human activities and the ecosystem the humanity and food system is facing severe threats. The evidences show that after 1950, a massive change in climate has been noticed and came across the surface in a most challenging way.… Continue reading Planetary Boundaries, Food and Humanity